Burnett County

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Burnett County, Wisconsin

7410 County Rd K Box 115
Siren, WI 54872
Phone: (715) 349-2147
Fax: (715) 349-7659
www.burnettcounty.com/gov

On northwestern border of WI; organized Mar 31, 1856 from Polk County. Name Origin: For Thomas P. Burnett (?-1846), lawyer and WI territorial legislator

Area (sq mi):: 880.38 (land 821.52; water 58.86) Population per square mile: 20.10
Population 2005: 16,528 State rank: 61 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 19.80% Population 2000: 15,674 (White 92.90%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 6.20%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 44.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,712; median household $34,218; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,211-$22,796
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 26.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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